DOROTHY LATHROP SELF PORTRAIT WOOD ENGRAVING JASPA & ME
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Directory: Fine Art: Prints: Engravings: Pre 1940: Item # 949191
|DOROTHY PULIS LATHROP (1891-1980). WOOD ENGRAVING. SELF PORTRAIT "JASPA & ME". 1949. The image measures 10" x 8" on paper measuring 15 1/2" x 10 3/4". The artist's self portrait depicts her holding her pet monkey "JASPA" on her left shoulder. His tail curls around her right shoulder. Jaspa was Lathrop's model for a number of her children's books. A strong and highly detailed composition. Unsigned. From the artist's estate. Lathrop engraved this self portrait for her admission into the National Academy of Design, 1949. Ref. Semowich, Lathrop Catalogue Raisonne, Pr14.|